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BCCDC
March 17, 2014
With nearly 50 per cent of all poisonings occurring among children younger than the age of six, the BC Drug and Poison Control Centre is reminding parents and caregivers this Poison Prevention Week (Mar. 16-22) to keep dangerous substances out of the reach of children.
PHSA
March 13, 2014
It has come to our attention that a recruitment program is fraudulently using the names of BC Children’s Hospital, and PHSA to market their services.
BC Cancer
March 10, 2014
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and the BC Cancer Agency is offering tips on how to prevent one of the most commonly diagnosed forms of cancer: colorectal cancer.
BC Transplant
February 26, 2014
A new milestone has been reached in BC for transplants, with number 400 being performed by Dr. Anson Cheung at St. Paul’s Hospital.
BC Cancer
February 4, 2014
The BC Cancer Agency is announcing BC’s revised breast cancer screening policy, emphasizing informed choice for women.
BC Transplant
February 3, 2014
Another record has been set for transplants performed in BC. Three hundred and forty six (346) transplants were carried out in British Columbia in 2013, providing a new chance at life for many patients on the organ waitlist in BC. That’s 40 more transplants than the year before.
PHSA
January 20, 2014
Wynne Powell, Chair, Provincial Health Service Authority (PHSA) and BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS), announced today that Carl Roy has been selected as PHSA’s new President and CEO.
BC Cancer
January 20, 2014
BC’s northern Harmonization Project is launching a new initiative to help surgery patients in northern BC quit smoking before surgery and to stay smoke-free in the long term.
BC Cancer
January 13, 2014
The BC Cancer Agency Centre for the North has partnered with Two Rivers Gallery in Prince George to use a 3D printer to help guide radiation treatment of a cancer patient.
Oak St Redevelopment
January 13, 2014
A preferred proponent has been selected to begin negotiations with the provincial government and the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) related to the redevelopment of BC Children’s Hospital and BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre.

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